Saturday, June 5, 2021
9:00am – 4:00pm PDT
$40 SKCGS Members/$50 Non-Members
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South King County Genealogical Society is pleased to present guest speaker Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL
9:00AM “FINDING THE LAW”
10:45AM “WHERE THERE IS – OR ISN’T – A WILL”
1:00PM “ROGUES, RASCALS AND RAPSCALLIONS: THE FAMILY BLACK SHEEP”
2:30PM “DNA AND THE GOLDEN RULE: THE LAW AND ETHICS OF GENETIC GENEALOGY”
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COME JOIN US FOR A FUN DAY WITH JUDY. WE’LL ALSO HAVE DOOR PRIZES!!
MAY 2021 MEETINGS & EVENTS
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Monday, May 3, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Persons of Interest #Research Opportunity
Join us to help tackle the brick walls in your tree! Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Research-Group for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 6:30pm-8:30pm PT
SKCGS Board Meeting. All SKCGS members are invited to attend; only Directors may vote. Write to Board@skcgs.org for the meeting link.
Friday, May 7, 2021, 12:30pm-2:30pm PT
German Interest Group (EGS)
“From Pikeman to Pennsylvanian: Swiss Ancestral Origins” presented by Claire Gebben
Visitors are always welcome and can request an invitation via Contact tab on the website no later than 2 days prior to the meeting: https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/
Monday, May 10, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
This group is for genealogists who use DNA data as part of their research. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Genetic-Genealogy for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 6pm-7pm PT
“Uncovering Community Stories from Railroad History” hosted by King County Library System
Presented by Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive in Burien in partnership with Newcastle Historical Society
Learn about our local Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive and the stories and treasures it holds. Access to railroad records can expose new dimensions to genealogy research, local history and communities. This presentation will get you started on learning more about railroad history in the Pacific Northwest.
Registration is required: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/605e08ead8233a450061c85d
KCLS will send the Zoom link the day before the program
Saturday, May 15, 2021, 9:30am PT Social time, 10am-Noon Program
Annual Membership Meeting – election of officers followed by
“Finding WWI & WWII Ancestors Online” presented by KB Barcomb
There is an ever-growing multitude of WWI and WWII records and documents available online. Learn what they are, where they are, and how to use them. Most importantly, learn effective strategies for finding online content related to your WWI & WWII ancestors. This class is designed to benefit both advanced genealogists and those new to family history research. Visitors welcome! For meeting reminders and link, go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/society
This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.
Monday, May 17, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Technical User Group
“Using Evernote for Genealogy” presented by Carol Friedel
The Technology User Group is for sharing knowledge and learning about technology tools, media, apps and websites. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/TUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.
Monday, May 24, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Meet up and chat about genealogy subjects and topics. We have no agenda; we just like one another! Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society for meeting link, discussion and meeting reminders. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.